Canadian total by funder
Tabular data

Funded institutions

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

CIHR funding includes open funding and strategic funding from the institutes and initiatives.

Provincial Health Research Funders

  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

  • Alberta Innovates—Health Solutions

  • Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

  • Manitoba Health Research Council

  • Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care

  • Fonds de recherche du Québec—Santé

  • New Brunswick Health Research Foundation

  • Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Center for Applied Health Research

Cancer Organizations

  • Alberta Cancer Foundation

  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

  • Canadian Cancer Society (accounts for 45% of funding from Cancer Organizations)

  • Cancer Care Ontario

  • Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

  • Ontario Institute of Cancer Research

Health Charities

  • Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada

  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada

  • The Arthritis Society

  • Alzheimer Society of Canada

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Parkinson Society Canada


  • Canada Foundation for Innovation

  • Canada Research Chairs

  • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

  • British Columbia Ministry of Health

  • Manitoba Health

1 All data are for the cumulative period 2007/2008 to 2011/2012 except for:

Fonds de recherche du Québec—Santé: 2008/2012
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: 2009/2012
New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association and The Arthritis Society: 2010/2012